Kanolone/Kanolone-F

Kanolone/Kanolone-F

triamcinolone acetonide

Manufacturer:

L. B. S.

Distributor:

L. B. S.
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Triamcinolone acetonide
Indications/Uses
RA, OA; dermatologic diseases; inflammation of joint & tendon sheaths.
Dosage/Direction for Use
By intra-articular or intradermal inj. Small joint: 2.5-5 mg. Large joint: 5-15 mg.
Contraindications
Systemic fungal infection; lactation; unstable or infected joints.
Special Precautions
Unusual stress, intercurrent infection; immunization; hypothyroidism, cirrhosis; active or latent TB; ocular herpes simplex; mental illness; GI disorders susceptible to hemorrhage; renal insufficiency, HTN, heart failure; diabetes; osteoporosis; thromboembolic disorders; glaucoma; myasthenia gravis; pregnancy. W/drawal.
Adverse Reactions
Local atrophy. IA: Post-inj flare, pigmentation changes, sterile abscess, Charcot-like arthropathy. Systemically, Na & fluid retention, peptic ulcer w/ possible perforation; decreased carbohydrate tolerance; impaired wound healing, thin fragile skin, purpura, striae; muscle weakness, steroid myopathy, osteoporosis, aseptic necrosis; cataracts, increased IOP, protein catabolism; cushingoid state, growth retardation; aggravation of preexisting psychiatric conditions; increased intracranial pressure.
Drug Interactions
Efficacy reduced by phenytoin, phenobarb, rifampicin. May reduce the effects of diuretics, hypoglycemics, anticholinesterases, salicylates.
ATC Classification
H02AB08 - triamcinolone ; Belongs to the class of glucocorticoids. Used in systemic corticosteroid preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Kanolone -F inj 40 mg/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 10 × 1's
Form
Kanolone inj 10 mg/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 50 × 1's;5 mL x 10 × 1's
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